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DJ Corchin

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Corchin currently lives and works in Chicago.

Biography: DJ Corchin is an award-winning author and illustrator. He has a degree in Music Education from DePaul University.

  • '''''I Feel...'' Children's Series'''
  • -- Best Picture Book Series, Literary Classics International Book Awards, 2015 '''''Mystical Rules For My Magical Daughter'''''
  • -- Best Inspirational/Visionary (Pre-Teen) Category, Literary Classics International Book Awa

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

ISBN: 0998880396 ISBN13 OCLC:

A thousand no's /
ISBN: 1728219191 OCLC: 1158509510

A little girl with a great idea is, at first, disheartened to hear "NO!", but with perseverance, collaboration, and imagination she finds a way to build something even greater.

ISBN: 0998880329 OCLC: 1013179248

Band Nerds Awards: Nominations from the 13th Chair Trombone Player
ISBN: 1728219795 OCLC: 1183398383

"The Marching Band Nerd Awards are not your typical awards. But do any other awards even matter? Could you win the award for the Most Texts Sent During Rehearsal? Or the Fastest Person with a Tuba award? These hilarious awards will have band nerds of all ages picking winners"--

ISBN: 0996078142 OCLC: 980479912

PHAZELFOZ Company, LLC, [Place of publication not identified], 2014.

Band Nerds Confessions: Quotes from the 13th Chair Trombone Player
ISBN: 172821985X OCLC: 1162504066

"A hilariously brilliant compilation of all things related to band-nerd utopia will have you at cello!"--

Band nerds poetry from the 13th chair trombone player
ISBN: 9780981964508 OCLC: 798101961

Do You Speak Fish?: A story about communicating and understanding
ISBN: 1728219221 OCLC: 1249705532

A child learns different creatures are not being rude when they do not reply, they simply do not speak the same language, so from then on the child, the bee, the fish, and the lion sit by the tree, share stories and work together to never misunderstand each other.

ISBN: 0998880396 OCLC:

I feel ... angry /
ISBN: 0997425733 OCLC: 989071573

"Helps discuss what you may do when you feel angry as well as some suggestions on how to calm down"--Author website.

I feel ... awesome /
ISBN: 0985933356 OCLC: 861543469

"Explores in its signature rhyme style how doing good things can make you feel well ... awesome! Sharing, caring, and being responsible are all lessons to be learned"--Author web site.

I feel ... different /
ISBN: 098348760X OCLC: 890945373

"Helps teach kids how our differences are what makes us special. The book explores feeling alone or different because of the way one might act, believe, or look. The simple, silly illustrations help engage a child and start a discussion. The use of solid colors and expressions capture the eye and a mix of vocabulary allows for young readers to be successful."--Author's web site.

I feel ... lonely /
ISBN: 099742575X OCLC: 989071574

"I Feel...Lonely helps discuss what you may do when you're feeling lonely and what activities you could participate in to make you feel more connected"--Author website.

I feel ... meh /
ISBN: 0996078150 OCLC: 989071575

"Sometimes you just feel...meh. You don't really feel like doing anything or talking to anyone. Is that bad? How do I get out of the funk? I Feel...Meh joins the award winning I Feel...Children's Book Series helping to discuss apathy."--Author website.

I feel ... sick /
ISBN: 0983487642 OCLC: 890946300

"It happens. Sometimes we just don't feel well. Feeling sick isn't fun. In fact, it can be really gross."--Author's web site.

I feel ... too! /
ISBN: 0983487693 OCLC: 890945758

"Did you ever notice the more you make others feel good, the better you feel yourself? This play on the original I Feel ... book helps kids understand the importance of taking time to compliment others and the personal reward for doing so. The more you put into it, the more you get out of it."--Author's web site.

I feel... /
ISBN: 1728219469 OCLC: 1183398521

"Sometimes I feel happy. Sometimes I feel sad. Sometimes I feel angry and want to be bad. So many emotions. How do I deal? I need to remember, it's okay that I feel. Kids experience countless emotions every day but often don't know how to recognize, express, or deal with them. I Feel... is a simple, silly book that offers a great way for kids to talk about different emotions and discover it's all right to feel them all! With fun, witty illustrations and simple, straightforward text, this book makes it easy for kids to identify their own emotions-and have fun too. Titles in this series include: I Feel... I Feel...Something I Feel...Allergic I Feel...Lonely I Feel...Angry I Feel...Meh I Feel...Awesome I Feel...Sick I Feel...Different I Feel...Too!"--

I feel... allergic /
ISBN: 1728219493 OCLC: 1183400440

"Sometimes I can't eat all the things that I like They might make me red Or my blood sugar spike Sometimes my allergies can change all my plans But they can never stop me or change who I am Having an allergy or a dietary restriction can often leave kids feeling left out or frustrated-and often they're unable to express or work through their frustration. I Feel... Allergic is a simple, silly book that addresses allergies from mild to severe. With fun, witty illustrations and simple, straightforward text, kids with allergies will feel seen and understood, and their friends will learn that allergies are just one part of a whole person. Titles in this series includes: I Feel... I Feel...Something I Feel...Allergic I Feel...Lonely I Feel...Angry I Feel...Meh I Feel...Awesome I Feel...Sick I Feel...Different I Feel...Too!"--

I feel... anxious /
ISBN: 172823543X OCLC: 1243072426

"Sometimes I feel anxious. Sometimes I feel worried. And sometimes these unsettling feelings can grow until they feel totally overwhelming! But no matter how big my anxiety feels, I know there are lots of ways I can help myself and feel better. With fun, witty illustrations and simple, straightforward text, I Feel...Anxious addresses the common feelings that come with being a child. This book makes it easy for kids to identify how they're feeling-and have fun too. Titles in this series include: I Feel... I Feel... Different I Feel... Awesome I Feel... Lonely I Feel... Meh I Feel... Too! I Feel... Sick I Feel... Allergic I Feel... Angry I Feel... Something"--

ISBN: 0996078193 OCLC: 978654310

PHAZELFOZ Company, LLC, [Place of publication not identified], 2015.

Mystical Rules For My Magical Daughter
ISBN: 0996078126 OCLC:

ISBN: 069811387X OCLC: 35284112

PaperStar, New York, NY : 1996.

Sam is too small to share many things with his family but mother finds a job in the kitchen for which he is just right.

Sam and the Jungle Band /
ISBN: 0981964567 OCLC: 706019444

"Sam is a monkey who plays the guitar. He's the only monkey who plays the guitar. But why do no other types of animals come to hear him play? Sam sets out to find the answer. Along the way he meets a few new musical friends: a gigantic, yellow, drum set-playing elephant; a snake who slaps the bass; a macaw who plays the congas; an electric guitar-shredding tiger; and the Professor, a mysterious tarsier rock'n the piano. Join the group as they learn to play together, and Sam learns the importance of including others. Author DJ Corchin and illustrator Dan Dougherty team up once again to create a beautifully immersive world for both children and adults. Their unique, witty, and good-natured vision brings to life the memorable characters in book one of the Sam & the Jungle Band series"-- Taken from December 16, 2014.

Strings /
ISBN: 099607810X OCLC: 890946582

"Leaving your friends or family is never easy, but that doesn't mean you're alone. Strings is heartwarming message about friendship and moving away. No matter where you might go, you're always connected."--Author's web site.

The marching band nerds handbook :
ISBN: 1728219760 OCLC: 1159647236

"This hilarious and inspiring guide to surviving life in the marching band is for anyone who has taken a step on the marching field or has just driven by a field on the highway"--

ISBN: 9780985933388 OCLC: 981463831

Imagination is the greatest superpower! Join Thunderfeet, Captain Boogie, Mystic Runner, The Builder, and more as you read this SUPER kids book! Did you ever dress up and pretend to have superpowers? Of course you did!

You got a boogie /
ISBN: 0981964524 OCLC: 679940544

The phazelFoz Company, Chicago, IL : ©2010.

Provides a light-hearted opportunity to speak with your child about telling someone the truth that they have a booger in their nose because you care about them.